The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

The BEST episodes of The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

The Cat in The Hat knows a lot about virtually every thing. With the help of fish, thing 1, and thing 2; the Cat in the Hat teaches kids about many things through song and games.

Last Updated: 5/11/2022Network: PBS
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Let's Go Fly a Kite
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10.00
2 votes

#1 - Let's Go Fly a Kite

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 9/27/2010

Sally, Nick and the Cat try to fly a kite, but there's not enough wind. The Cat in the Hat takes them to Huff-Puff-Maguff where there's so much wind, their kite gets away from them! They chase the runaway kite, using the wind to help them. When they finally reach it, the breeze helps to cool them down!

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Batty for Bats
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10.00
1 votes

#2 - Batty for Bats

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 10/22/2010

Sally and Nick are playing a game of blindfolded tag but they can't seem to find each other! Luckily the Cat has a friend who is always able to find his way in the dark. He takes them to meet Zapata, a bat who teaches the kids about echolocation. Now that Nick and Sally know how to listen to find their way, blindfold tag has become a lot more fun!

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Treetop Tom
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9.00
2 votes

#3 - Treetop Tom

Season 1 - Episode 58 - Aired 11/9/2011

Nick and Sally are playing when their ball gets caught up high in the branches of a tree. Oh, how they wish they were tall! Being tall is something the Cat's friend Treetop Tom knows all about. They meet the giraffe in the So Sunny Savannah, and with the help of the Cat's "tallerizers," Nick and Sally get as tall as Tom! Back home, the Cat uses stilts to get their ball out of the tree.

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When I Grow Up
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9.00
3 votes

#4 - When I Grow Up

Season 1 - Episode 69 - Aired 3/2/2012

Sally and Nick are trying to guess what they'll be when they grow up when the Cat drops in for a visit. Cat is sure Nick and Sally will never guess what his friend Puggle will be when she grows up. When they see her, they start guessing right away! A frog? A duck? No, a beaver! They discover that, while Puggle may have some similarities to other creatures, she will grow up to be a duck billed platypus!

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Doing It Differently
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9.00
3 votes

#5 - Doing It Differently

Season 1 - Episode 70 - Aired 3/2/2012

Nick and Sally can't seem to find Harvey the guinea pig. The Cat suggests that Sally and Nick might find Harvey by meeting three friends who do things differently. They meet a bird that can't fly, a cat that swims, and a fish that walks on the mud!

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Stripy Safari
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9.00
2 votes

#6 - Stripy Safari

Season 1 - Episode 77 - Aired 9/14/2012

Nick and Sally set off on a safari with the Cat in the Hat to find all kinds of stripes. Along the way, Sally and Nick discover that stripes serve different purposes for different species. The stripes on Jake the coral snake tell other animals to stay away. Zelda and Zoran's zebra stripes help them to identify each other. And the stripes on an iris attract birds and bees.

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Wool
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9.00
2 votes

#7 - Wool

Season 1 - Episode 78 - Aired 9/14/2012

Nick wants to learn how to knit a scarf like Sally, but they've run out of wool! A visit to Finola's farm teaches Sally and Nick how wool yarn is made: from sheep to scarf.

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Big Cats
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9.00
4 votes

#8 - Big Cats

Season 1 - Episode 79 - Aired 9/17/2012

When Sally and Nick have difficulty sneaking up on Nick's mom to surprise her, the Cat brings them to meet nature's great sneaker-uppers: three big cats. The kids learn patience from a snow leopard, speed from a cheetah, and distraction techniques from a lion.

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Hold On Tight
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8.75
4 votes

#9 - Hold On Tight

Season 1 - Episode 30 - Aired 11/30/2010

Nick is trying to hang onto the monkey bars but can't. The Cat takes him and Sally to meet the best holder-on-ever, his tiny little friend Larry the limpet. After shrinking down to limpet size, Nick and Sally learn how to hang onto the rocks with the help of natural hand- and footholds, some sticky stuff on their feet, and plain old perseverance. Now Nick knows that in order to stay on the monkey bars, he needs to keep trying!

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Fantastic Flour
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8.75
4 votes

#10 - Fantastic Flour

Season 1 - Episode 80 - Aired 9/17/2012

When Sally and Nick run out of flour for making muffins, the Cat takes them to Finola's farm where they learn how wheat is harvested and ground into flour.

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Follow the Prints
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8.67
3 votes

#11 - Follow the Prints

Season 1 - Episode 32 - Aired 12/17/2010

Nick and Sally are enjoying a backyard picnic when they discover their last strawberry has gone missing! Who could have taken it? Cat's friend Cluey Looey can help them! They are off to Muddyfeet Waterhole where they learn about how the differently shaped feet, paws, or hooves of various animals make differently shaped footprints. Back home, they follow the prints and discover their strawberry was taken by a squirrel! Luckily, the Cat has some more!

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The Tree Doctor
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8.67
3 votes

#12 - The Tree Doctor

Season 1 - Episode 36 - Aired 1/17/2011

Sally's little maple sapling hasn't grown any bigger! To discover why, the Cat in the Hat takes the kids to meet Dr. Twiggles. With the help of the tree doctor and his songs, Nick and Sally discover how trees "eat"; - through their leaves and roots. They also learn that trees grow verrrry slowly. A few more years and their maple sapling will grow into a maple tree!

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Reindeer Games
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8.60
5 votes

#13 - Reindeer Games

Season 1 - Episode 33 - Aired 12/20/2010

Nick and Sally can't find their sled that's buried under the snow. Cat's friend Magnus the reindeer is great at finding things in the snow. Off they go to the Jingly Bell Forest where Magnus shows them how he digs with his feet and shovels snow with his antlers. And when Nick and Sally find Magnus's old antlers, they can shovel snow too and find their sled!

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Teeny Weeny Adventure
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8.60
5 votes

#14 - Teeny Weeny Adventure

Season 1 - Episode 41 - Aired 3/2/2011

Nick has spotted a tiny ladybug, but Sally has found an even smaller ant! And there's nothing smaller than an ant. Or is there? The Cat takes Nick and Sally to meet a variety of single-cell creatures, the smallest anywhere! Nick and Sally soon learn that a drop of water holds a whole lot more than they ever realized.

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No SSSweater is Better
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8.57
7 votes

#15 - No SSSweater is Better

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 9/15/2010

Nick has grown out of his favorite sweater but he doesn't want to part with it. The Cat in the Hat has a friend with the exact same problem! He brings them to meet Slyde the snake who shows Nick and Sally how he sheds his skin when it gets too small for him.

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Sticky Situation
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8.50
6 votes

#16 - Sticky Situation

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 9/16/2010

Sally and Nick are playing the drums on overturned buckets when Nick breaks his drumstick! Luckily, the Cat knows someone who is a stick expert, his friend Betty Beaver! She finds Nick the perfect drumstick, but when her dam springs a leak, Nick, Sally and the Cat help her fix it, using Nick's new stick. He doesn't have a stick anymore, but Nick learns an even better way to drum: using a home-made beaver tail!

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Jump!
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8.50
4 votes

#17 - Jump!

Season 1 - Episode 27 - Aired 11/23/2010

Nick and Sally can't jump high enough to get their balloon that is stuck up in a tree. Good thing The Cat knows some of the best jumpers ever! Off they go to Jumpalaroo to learn how to jump from narture's masters: grasshoppers, a kangaroo, and even a flea!

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Incredible Journey
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8.50
4 votes

#18 - Incredible Journey

Season 1 - Episode 37 - Aired 1/28/2011

Nick and Sally are playing in their homemade Thingamajigger, when the Cat arrives to take them on a real adventure! Off they go to meet salmon Sam, who is returning to the pool where she hatched so she can lay her eggs. With the help of the Subber-e-blubber, they follow Samantha underwater, upriver on her incredible journey

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Hear here
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8.50
4 votes

#19 - Hear here

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/13/2012

The kids hear chirping but can't find where it's coming from. If only they had better ears. Ears like an elephant? Or maybe an owl or even a fox? Not a problem when the Cat's around! He takes them to meet these animals with amazing ears. Back home the kids used what they learned from their new friends to find the sound — a teeny tiny cricket! What other great sounds are around?

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A Tale About Tails
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8.40
5 votes

#20 - A Tale About Tails

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 9/16/2010

Nick and Sally are playing "Pin the Tail on the Donkey", when they wish they had tails of their own! Well, it just so happens that the Cat knows a lot about tails! He brings them to the Jungle of Wagga-Tag-Tail where they meet a number of animals with very different tails. With the help of an ingenious machine, Nick and Sally get to test out all of these tails for themselves and they learn that different tails can do different things!

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The Rain Game
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8.38
8 votes

#21 - The Rain Game

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 9/15/2010

Sally wants to water the plants in her backyard, but it's hot and sunny outside. They need rain, and lots of it! Good thing the Cat in the Hat knows exactly where to go to get some: the rain forest! With the assistance of some toucans and the singing of howler monkeys, they explore each level of the rain forest, eventually reaching the top and the rain!

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Termite is Right
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8.33
3 votes

#22 - Termite is Right

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired 10/25/2010

Sally and Nick just can't seem to keep their block tower from toppling over. The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet some expert tower builders: the termites! After shrinking down to bug-size, they learn from Terry termite how to build a tower that won't wiggle and wobble. With some engineering tips from a termite, Sally and Nick can build their block tower higher than before!

A Sweet Deal
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8.33
3 votes

#23 - A Sweet Deal

Season 1 - Episode 65 - Aired 2/7/2012

Sally and Nick are having a hard time getting customers to come to their "cafe." The Cat takes them to meet Eddy the honeyguide bird. Eddy shows them how he guides humans to bees' nests by making noise and putting on a show. Back at home, Sally and Nick follow Eddy's example and proudly attract their first customer!

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King of Swing
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8.33
3 votes

#24 - King of Swing

Season 1 - Episode 66 - Aired 2/7/2012

Swinging from a rope isn't so easy for Sally and Nick. Good thing the Cat knows Charlie the chimpanzee! In the Leafylafoo Rain Forest, Charlie teaches them how to use their hands and feet to swing as they help him search for bananas.

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Super Cleaner Uppers
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8.33
3 votes

#25 - Super Cleaner Uppers

Season 1 - Episode 71 - Aired 4/9/2012

Nick and Sally are cleaning up the backyard when they come across a yucky apple core. Who's going to pick it up? The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best cleaner-upper there is, Sandy the sand hopper! Sandy teaches them the difference between man-made trash and natural products that might seem like garbage to humans, but are actually food for some animals.

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